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How to make Giloy juice at home and its health benefits
TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Last updated on - Apr 1, 2020, 21:00 IST

01/8Health benefits of consuming Giloy juice

Time and again we have found solace in natural medicine when it comes to being internally healthy and strong. Which means, having a strong immune system and healthy organs. One of the oldest forms of natural medicine is Ayurveda. Based on many studies, Ayurveda is a magnificent combination of science and nature’s law of healing and is now being used in medicine all over the world. Among many natural medicines in Ayurveda, Giloy has been the talk of the town for a few years now. It has been used to cure fevers and painful diseases such as Dengue, Malaria and various other infections.

02/8But what is Giloy?

A herb widely used in Ayurvedic medicine, Giloy is also known as ‘Amrita’ in Sanskrit which means ‘the root of immortality’. Also known as Tinospora Cordifolia scientifically, the root of Giloy is used for various medicinal advantages and can be consumed in either a powdered form or can be boiled into a soup or Kadha. Another common way to consume it is to prepare a juice out of it. Here’s how you can do it-

03/8Giloy juice recipe

All you need is to take a few branches off the plant and wash them nicely. Now, using a knife, scrape off the outer skin of the branch until a fresher and greener part comes to the surface. Now chop the branch into small pieces and add them into a blender. Add 1 cup of water with it and blend until the complete liquid turns green. Now, sieve this blend out in a glass and you have your Giloy juice ready.

04/8Amazing health benefits of this miracle herb

Treats diabetes
Among various advantages, Giloy helps in treating type 2 diabetes by acting as a hypoglycemic agent and lowering down blood sugar if it is high.

05/8Improves digestion

The herb also works wonderfully by managing the digestive system and improving bowel movement. It is also commonly used in various Indian digestive powders or Churan.

06/8 Boosts immunity

This is the primary function of Giloy. It is full of antioxidants and helps in releasing any forms of toxins from the body. It also fights disease-causing cells, bacterias and also cleanses the blood. Taking good care of the liver and kidneys is also one of the many tasks that Giloy stands out in.

07/8 Solution for chronic fever

Like we mentioned before, Giloy came in as a huge relief when many people around us were suffering from deadly diseases like dengue, malaria and Swine Flu. one of the most important things to do during these illnesses is to bring down the body’s temperature before it reaches the brain and causes permanent damage or in some cases, death. Giloy is one such agent that can bring down fevers significantly without any side effects.

08/8 Reduces stress

Among other things, the Giloy herb can also be used as an Adaptogen which brings down the body’s stress and anxiety levels. It gets rid of toxins and can benefit memory and brain function too.



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Good afternoon :)

I think I haven't seen that plant before...I must look for pics of the whole plant.

This at 10AM this morning...